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    Our guide to fall foliage around Chicago for first-timers.

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    • Karin Begley

      The Morton Arboretum’s Fall Color Festival opens Sunday, Sept. 30, and runs through October featuring more than 4,000 types of trees, shrubs and plants.

    • Chicago Parent

      Our guide to fall foliage around Chicago for first-timers.

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